Jazz and Saxophone Workshops In France


A great opportunity to spend a week playing and learning the saxophone in the sun in South West France

Andy Scott will be running, for the fourth consecutive year, his very successful DSC02497Saxophone Workshop 5-11 May here at Creative Vacances. Andy has a great reputation as a composer, musician and educator,  Don’t miss this chance to spend a relaxed week working with Andy, culminating in a public concert on the last night.


Sunflowers and WeatherOur Jazz Workshop with Mike Hall, 26 May-1 Juneis one of our most popular workshops. Mikes’ workshop will have a full rhythm section- no backing tracks here! All instruments are welcome The majority are saxophones and it makes for a wonderful opportunity to spend a week working in a band, playing and learning jazz techniques and improvisation .

Our workshops are small- maximum of 15 people giving the opportunity for individual attention and a chance to really explore and extend playing your saxophone.

With limited places it is advisable to book early.

Check out our website for full details: www.creativevacances.com


Thinking about booking a music holiday?

Music Holidays in South West France

What do you look for when thinking of booking a music holiday?

Do we teach the instrument you play?

We are unique in that we offer a wide range of music holidays for guitar, mandolin, saxophone and even singing. we also cover many genres of music, rock , jazz, blues so  whatever instrument you love to play you are bound to find a  music holiday to suit you.

Tutors- are they good and experienced? Will you come away a better player?

You bet you will. All of our tutors  are experts in their fields and all committed enthusiastic teachers, Whatever level you are you can be sure that you will go home playing your instrument with re newed enthusiasm

 Venue? Is it a good holiday location and easy to get to?

We are based in South West France, surrounded by sunflowers and vines. A short drive from Cognac and with a micro brewery in the village – it doesn’t get much better!! And so easy to get to. All of the budget air lines fly into La Rochelle airport and then we come and pick you up so zero stress.

 Price, value for money.

We reckon we are the best value around. Check out our prices

£575 covers 20 hours of tuition,  accommodation, full board with french wine at meal times and transfer to and from the airport.

We have been running music workshop holidays here in south-west France for the last five years. Over that time we have always been striving to improve our set up and are proud to now be considered the premier music holiday venue in france.

We think that we have now got all the elements for a fantastic music holiday experience in place – tutors who are experts in their fields and all committed enthusiastic teachers, relaxed informal friendly set up and great food and wine. Accommodation, full board and 20 hours of tuition are all included in our great value music holidays.

If you want to go on holiday on your own it is ideal. You will be spending the day enjoying make music with other enthusiasts, and the lunch times and evenings are spent eating, drinking, chatting, and jamming late into the evening.

Check out our website www.creativevacances.com and see why 50% people who come on a Creative Vacances Music Holiday come back for more.

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